november, 2018

13nov11:30 am1:30 pmDigital Mistakes that May Cost You your Entire Business (Accelerated Networking Luncheon, eWomen Network Hampton Roads)11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Nov ANE Social Media


Event Details

66% of Small businesses are attacked every year. Most go unreported. 

Small businesses comprise a large part of the Nation’s intellectual capital and business growth. These companies face unique financial and personnel constraints and as a result, cybersecurity may become a lower priority. Unfortunately, all it takes is one attack or security breach to destroy a company’s reputation, sometimes, before it has been established in the marketplace!

  • What you can do to limit your liability and Risk

  • How to collect and store customer data according to GDPR

  • Know that you are searching on “Secure” website

  • How secure is your Cloud storage

  • Understanding the different types of Viruses

  • Files stored on the desktop (a Hacker’s dream)

Speaker Bio

Pat Yaites-Blackman is a Microsoft Certified Instructor (MCT, training small businesses, individuals, special groups, and Corporations on Microsoft Office 365, Cyber Security Awareness, & Identity Theft. She is currently (2010 – present) Virtual assistant to Peter Bukiri, Violent Crime Strategist, at the ATF, Washington D.C. and Software Contractor at Technotraining Inc. Virginia Beach, Va.

Pat recently returned from working in Bermuda for (7) years, and now resides in Virginia Beach. Her other interests include visiting Farmer’s markets, home décor, playing Bit whist (card game), and entertaining friends. Patricia is an avid spokesperson for the dangers of Social Media through seminars and training. She enjoys engaging the audiences in her presentations.  She is regularly asked, “Should I get Office 365 for my business?”

Her favorite quote is:

“Yesterday is a cancelled check, Tomorrow is (at best), a promissory Note, Today is the only currency you have; spend it wisely, my friend”


(Tuesday) 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Virginia Beach Campus of Bryant & Stratton College

301 Centre Pointe Drive Virginia Beach VA 23462